How Much is Chester Bennington Worth?
“If I am out of myself, I am great. If I am inside all the time, I am horrible. I don’t like my mind right now!” These words late Chester Bennington told in his last interview for the radio Kiss FM. Unfortunately then nobody listened to him and that’s why his cry for help was not heard.
The legendary musician died on the 20th of July, 2017. He committed a suicide, probably because he was horrible inside, as he had told himself earlier. He hung himself in his luxurious mansion in Palos Verdes, California. Chester’s housekeeper found his dead body. “I terribly miss you, Chester” one of his fans wrote through social media. His death has become a tragedy for many people all over the world. Now his fans listen to his songs and recollect in mind Bennington’s biography and lifestyle.
The father of 6 children, Bennington left his heirs $30 million net worth. Mostly Chester amassed his wealth though the salary he got from his concerts and selling of his albums. As the frontman of the cult band Linkin Park Chester made millions of dollars every year. Unfortunately, he spent most part of his income on drugs and alcohol.
Chester Bennington rose to fame in early 2000s, when he had become the leading singer of the band Xero, which later turned into Linkin Park. Chester and other band members – Mike Shinoda, Brad Delson, Joseph Hahn and Rob Bourdon – were catapulted to stardom after the release of the debut album “Hybrid Theory”, which got diamond status.
Although the main source of Chester’s wealth was his work of Linkin Pak vocalist, he developed other projects too. Chester tried his hand as an actor and made short appearances in several movies, including “Crank” and “Saw 3D”. He also made some money through producing the band “Hellflower”.
In fact, Chester Bennington seemed to be a successful person – he was a famous musician and a father of great children. Nevertheless, his fate can hardly be called a happy one. He struggled with many demons on his way to wealth and stardom.